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Bebe.

Not the brand. The French word for baby, that is.

Her breed is the combination of Chow Chow and Japanese Spitz.

Anyway, that’s the youngest member of our family. And we love her so much. It’s going to be her 7th birthday on April 16 and it’s just so sad that John and I won’t be here to celebrate it with her. Yes, we celebrate our dog’s birthday every year, thank you very much. But I’ve plans to send her some gifts though 🙂

Our baby girl is just one of the many reasons why it’s so hard for me to leave Manila.

This afternoon, I was playing with her and she was just not in the mood. What she did was she kept on licking my arms. Nonstop.

As if to say she doesn’t want us to go. 😦

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We’re halfway through this… *sigh*

1: Apart from tumblr, what do you like to do in your spare time?

  • I sleep. Like a lot. I can actually sleep for 12 hours straight. No joke.

2: Name a favorite of each: food, drink, color.

  • Food: Pasta
  • Drink: Water
  • Color: Blue

3: If you married rich and your spouse gave you $100,000 a week, what would you spend it on?

  • CDs, DVDs, digital music, books, cameras, AND NECKLACES. And maybe some flowers.

4: Name a favorite of each: book, movie, tv show.

5: If you were given the opportunity to spend 48 hours with absolutely anyone (living or dead), who would you spend it with and what would you do?

  • My daddy. Well basically I would tell him a lot of stories about me, tell him everything. Then I’d bring him to my favorite places around the city. Then I’d tell him to play the music he used to play every morning to wake me up, and we’d dance to those songs like they will last for more than 48 hours… 😦

6: Name a LEAST favorite of each: food, drink, color.

  • Food: okra. (google this veggie if you haven’t heard of it)
  • Drink: an All-Fruit with Yogurt Smoothie. I tried it before but damn it tasted like vomit.
  • Color: Indigo.

7: What do you spend most of your money on?

  • Fooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood.

8: What kind of underwear do you prefer wearing?

  • -_____-

9: Name a LEAST favorite of each: book, movie, tv show.

  • Book: ———-
  • Movie: Twilight.
  • TV Show: I can’t decide which to tell you.

10: If you were sat on a plane beside your favorite celebrity, what would you do?

  • Calm myself.

11: What is the strangest thing you have in your room? (You are not allowed to explain why you own it.)

  • Holy water.

12: What is a weird habit you have, or people have told you have. (Weird, not bad. No nail biting or any of that nonsense.) 

  • My friends don’t tell me if they think my habits are weird. They let me embarrass myself.

13: What would you consider to be the biggest insult to yourself?

  • Stupid. My ego hates it.

14: What are five things you absolutely have to have in your dream house?

  • Pool, vending machine, a bar, a huge walk-in closet, and a Jacuzzi.

15: If you could be reincarnated as any animal, which would you chose and why?

  • Dog. Definitely a dog. Because dogs are the most affectionate animals in the world. And I want to guard my owner and make him/her feel loved 🙂

16: Which band (current or past) would you want to go on tour* with? (*Travel with, not perform with.) 

  • 2NE1!!!!!

17: Name a favorite of each: band, album, song.

18: Why is your favorite band your favorite?

  • Because they play great tunes that are not so similar to the sound most bands produce.

19: How many concerts have you attended? Which was your favorite? Least favorite? If none, who do you want to see live the most?

  • I’ve seen only a few (4) and half of them are like, in school. (lame)
  • Favorite? Hmm, I’ve no favorite!
  • Who I want to see live the most? Adele AND Blue.

20: What is one of your favorite song lyrics? (Who is it by?)

  • So don’t you worry your pretty little mind / People throw rocks at things that shine / And life makes love look hard / The stakes are high / The water’s rough / But this love is ours  — [Ours by Taylor Swift]

21: Who do you ship?

  • Who do I ship? Fictional characters, you mean? If so, then it’s got to be DEAN and CASTIEL 🙂

22: What band merch do you own? If any, whose is it and when did you get it? If none, whose do you wish you owned?

  • I don’t have any band merch. 😦 Um, but The Beatles or The Smiths would be cool!

23: How did you learn of the band that is currently your favorite?

24: What celebrity do you idolize the most?

  • The most? The type of  admiration that it would physically hurt me if I don’t get to see any of his/her shows? None.

25: Which member from which band would you most want to lather in nutella?

  • Hihihihihihihihihihihi. GABE SAPORTA of Cobra Starship!!!

So this list is obviously from Tumblr and I figured it’s cool to do another Q&A here on my blog.

And before I even started answering this, my brother left the house. I thought he’s gonna spend the night here. Damn it. 😦

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These are my boys.

The guy on the upper right is my younger brother (John) and my lower left is my nephew (Marco). I basically refer to them as my brothers because being specific takes a lot of seconds. And Marco is like a brother to us now. I mean, what the heck, the boy grew up with us since his parents were not always around.

Anyway, they’re as awkward as me. And even if we fight everyday about who’s going to have the TV’s remote, they’re still two of my favorite people in the entire world.

John and I must leave soon and I still can’t see any changes in his behavior towards it, perhaps because he’s a dude. And I kinda get that. He’s probably just trying to think that things will not change and/or all will be well. I would like to think that’s what he is doing because that is what I am doing right now. I’m kind of conditioning myself about the move but I am also trying to savour every second of my last few weeks here as if things will stay this way forever. I mean, I don’t want to put pressure on the kids. I don’t want to pressure myself too. I’ve so much pressure to meet once I get to Novato so I’d like to have an advanced break, please.

I will definitely miss my nephew. He’s my bitch and he’s my photo-buddy. Unlike John, he takes pictures with me more often. Although sometimes, when he’s not in the mood, I still have to bribe him. But whatever, he still is cute. 🙂

Sorry for the old pictures, tho.

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This is a sample photo of Bailey’s Chocolate Cake of Chocolat Deep Dark Chocolate Cakes, straight from their website. My sister and her husband came home with two cakes from the said bakeshop because it’s Valentine’s!

With that said, I wish all of you a very happy Valentine’s day! Hug whoever (and whatever) is beside you right now and spread the love, love, love. 🙂 ♥

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After a  fun-filled day for me and my family, we went to Greenhills Shopping Center (one of our favorite malls) to hang out, eat and have some milk tea (from Happy Lemon, of course).

The tickets in the photo above were the ones my sister and I paid for so we could use their washroom.

One ticket is worth 10 pesos, which is roughly a quarter of a dollar, and is good for only a single use.

For me, pay lounges are quite annoying. Especially if you really, really need to go but you can’t use the restroom right away because you still have to get some coins from your wallet that happened to be inside your bag? It just sucks. 😐 Also, in some places, you’d feel like your money isn’t really going somewhere aside from the management’s short but stout pocket. Why? Because the tissue paper, the hand soap,the  rubbing alcohol and the jet dryer are either missing or messed up! Then some cubicles are so dirty, you’d think their maintenance personnel got abducted by aliens and then killed, and that the only reason why you’re going to use them is because you have no choice.

But whenever we are in this favorite mall of ours, I don’t mind paying for those tickets. At all.

Maybe it’s because of the clean ambiance inside; the artistic design of every washrooms, how they maximize their space without disregarding the potential use of it; the complete set of stuff us girls need inside; the funny ads behind every door; and just the cleanliness of everything!

Okay. So I know it’s insane to actually rave about restrooms but I just obsess over cleanliness. I really, really do.